Source: Orthodox Church in America
Washington, DC, January 10, 2018
January 22, 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. Among those gathering in the US Capital for the annual March for Life on Friday, January 19 will be Orthodox Christian hierarchs, clergy, seminarians and laity from across the country.
At the request of His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Chair of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon will lead the Orthodox delegation at the March. Other hierarchs slated to participate include His Eminence, Archbishop Melchisedek of Pittsburgh and His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York. Metropolitan Tikhon will offer the opening prayer at the pre-March program and will be joined on the stage by His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York.
The theme of this year’s March is “Love Saves Lives.”
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